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The Silver Snipers
Five Swedish pensioners test their aim at a professional eSports tournament.
Where Do Memes Come From?
The world of funny viral images and videos is being hacked by fringe groups.
World Cup Extravaganza
As the full-time whistle blows, a recap of the big social media trends of the World Cup.
#MeToo: What’s Next? (Part 1 of 2)
It has changed the conversation about sexual assault - but what’s ahead for #MeToo?
#MeToo: What’s Next? (Part 2 of 2)
We continue to look at the global effect of #MeToo
Life As A YouTube Child Star
JD and Arabella Daho have huge followings online – but how has that affected their lives?
The Sandy Hook Hoaxers – Update
An update on the people behind a paranoid conspiracy theory
What is #QAnon?
The online conspiracy theory that is firing up supporters of President Trump
Virtually Making a Fortune?
Why are people spending real money to buy land that only exists in virtual reality?
The Influencer Business
How do you know when someone’s selling you something on social media?
Did Facebook Fuel Hate in Myanmar?
How Facebook’s dream of a more open and connected world turned into a nightmare
Arrested for Saving Memes in Russia
Why are some Russians put on extremist watch lists for saving or posting memes online?
Can Social Media Help You Lose Weight?
Do dieting influencers and communities help or hurt when you’re trying to get in shape?
The Truth Behind a Viral Murder Video
A BBC team used open-source info to find out who was responsible for a shocking crime
The People Who Remove Your Facebook Posts
They decide what you can and can’t see. Who are Facebook’s content moderators?
The Men Who Hunt Stolen Motorbikes
In one city plagued by motorbike theft, volunteers are trying tracking down stolen bikes
A ‘Manspreading’ Video And Russia’s Culture Wars
A protest against men on public transport goes viral – but is it Kremlin propaganda?
The Faker and the Fact Checker
Trending meets two men who appear to be on opposing sides in the war against fake news
When The Faker Met The Fact Checker
The conclusion of our story about two men on opposing sides in the war against fake news
The Truth Behind a So-Called 'Suicide Game’
Hundreds of suicides were linked to the “Blue Whale Challenge” – but what’s the truth?
Killed Because of Fake News on WhatsApp
How a rumour led to the lynching of two innocent men in Mexico
The Sextortion Scammers
We investigate criminals who use your password to threaten to expose you on social media
The Shadowy Website Running Political Ads on Facebook
An anonymous website spent thousands on pro-Brexit political ads on social media
Do Instagram Hashtags Promote Eating Disorders?
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia
The YouTube Stars Selling Cheating - Update
Some YouTube stars continue to encourage cheating by promoting essay-writing services
The Best of Trending 2018
BBC Trending’s highlights from the past year of covering social media
What Will 2019 Look Like on Social Media?
The stories, trends, and conversations likely to shape social media in 2019.
What Do We Really Know About Russian Disinformation?
We meet investigators looking into social media manipulation by Russia and others
Mystery Music ‘Forced’ onto Streamers
Why are many Spotify users claiming the music was forced onto them?
How an Online Video Shut Down a Multimillion Dollar Experiment
We investigate how and why a nutrition study spiralled out of control
Lessons from an Instagram Star’s Failed Tour
How a viral thread caused big problems for Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway